Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Light decorations stand outside a garage at the Koosman family home in northeast Willmar Wednesday in preparation for the big move. The annual holiday display has grown to include more than 600,000 bulbs, featuring dancing trees, leaping arches, shooting stars, a sky-high cross, candy canes, reindeer and more. The light festival was open six weeks over the holiday season, from Thanksgiving through New Year's.
'Celebrate the Lights' on the move
April 21, 2018 - 5:29am
Dwayne Johnson is photographed at the Roosevelt Hotel in Los Angeles Dec. 12, 2017. Dan MacMedan / USA TODAY
'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
April 20, 2018 - 1:50pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Pastor Paul McCullough, right, was named this year's Outstanding Senior at Life Connections. Don Williamson from West Central Sanitation, which sponsors the award, introduced McCullough at the annual event.
Well-known pastor is Outstanding Senior at Life Connections
April 21, 2018 - 4:35am
Records published April 21
April 21, 2018 - 6:03am
Stock Image / Pixabay
'Poop train' from New York befouled a small Alabama town, until the town fought back
April 20, 2018 - 1:54pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Prior to his speech, Don Shelby, center, took time to paint, one of the many activities at Life Connections.
Don Shelby urges seniors to live life to the fullest at Life Connections
April 21, 2018 - 5:03am
Authorities identify victims Becker County crash that killed 2, injured 2
April 20, 2018 - 5:28pm
A caldera-forming volcano supplies the heat for the hydrothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jonathan Newton
The Yellowstone supervolcano is a disaster waiting to happen
April 20, 2018 - 1:01pm
Scott Staska
Former Rocori superintendent faces additional charges for indecent exposure in St. Cloud
April 20, 2018 - 6:06pm
Paynesville's Abby Schaefer delivers a pitch against New London-Spicer on Friday. Curt Hogg / Tribune
Local Roundup: Haines homer lifts 'Dogs softball team to win
April 20, 2018 - 11:17pm
Records published April 20
April 20, 2018 - 6:01am
Mikal Rose Devasahayam
April 20, 2018 - 9:37pm
Doris Anderson
April 20, 2018 - 9:27pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A plastic bag lies on the ground Wednesday at the Kandiyohi County landfill in rural New London. The county recycling program is launching an initiative this year to encourage people to give plastic a pass and reach for reusable cloth bags instead.
Recycling campaign to focus on plastic bag reduction in Kandiyohi County
April 20, 2018 - 5:51pm
Minnesota Wild center Matt Cullen (7) prior to the game against theagainst Winnipeg Jets in game five of the first round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell MTS Place on Friday, April 20. (James Carey Lauder / USA TODAY Sports)
After Wild are eliminated, it remains to be seen if this was Matt Cullen's last NHL game
April 20, 2018 - 11:22pm

Inside West Central Tribune

The April issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check it out here. ...

The April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The April/May issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this issue ...

Baseball and softball previews of teams in west central Minnesota; published by West Central Tribune, Willmar, MN, are now available online.

For a complete rundown of the region's teams, ...

The 25th annual Home Show, West Central Builders Association, publication of the West Central Tribune, is now available online.

Check out the latest in home building trends here.

Visit the West Central Tribune's updated Photo Store.

The West Central Minnesota Agriculture section is now available online.

The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this issue we visit ...

The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this issue we ...

IMPACT of Agriculture in Kandiyohi County magazine now available online

By definition, agriculture seems simple enough – growing crops and animals to provide for the masses. The reach of ...

The January issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check it out here. ...

The West Central Tribune's January 2018 Bridal Guide is now available online.

Complete with six pages of wedding planning guides, this invaluable section is now available to view online here

...

The December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The December/January issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this issue we ...

The October issue of Generations is now available online.

A compilation of stories submitted by our readers, 55 and over, the section is a reflection of our past. Check ...

The West Central Tribune Holiday Lifestyle Guide II is filled with holiday tips and information to take the stress of this festive season.

Check out the guide here. ...

Readers of all ages were asked to color any one of four holiday designs as part of the West Central Tribune’s Holiday Greetings project again this year. 
A sampling
...

The West Central Tribune Holiday Lifestyle Guide I is filled with holiday tips and information to take the stress of this festive season.

Check out the guide here.

The October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The October/November issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this ...

The 2017 Fall Home Improvement section is now available online

The 2017 Fall Home Improvement section published by the West Central Tribune is now available to view online  ...

 Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online

The August/September issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here.

In this issue, we ...

...

Welcome to our reader contests on Wctrib.com and MorrisSunTribune.com 

Watch for contests brought to you by our contest sponsors, the West Central Tribune and the ...

Kandiyohi County is an amazing place to live, work and play.

Not only is it breathtakingly beautiful with its many lakes,

streams, serene countryside and quaint towns, ...

...

randomness